Bilateral Leukemic Pulmonary Infiltrate: A Rare Manifestation of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

@inproceedings{Umer2014BilateralLP,
  title={Bilateral Leukemic Pulmonary Infiltrate: A Rare Manifestation of Acute Myeloid Leukemia},
  author={Imran Umer and Farzauq Burki and Yasir Ahmed},
  year={2014}
}
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) often presents with nonspecific symptoms of fatigue, anemia or infection. Pulmonary involvement is common in AML during the course of the disease and is usually caused by infection, hemorrhage, leukemic pulmonary infiltrates and leukostasis. Symptomatic leukemic pulmonary infiltrates as a first manifestation of AML is very uncommon but potentially life threatening if not diagnosed and treated in a timely manner. Here we present a rare case of AML with symptomatic… CONTINUE READING